San Leandro skateboarder fatally struck by vehicle in Bayview identified

A 21-year-old San Leandro man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while skateboarding in the Bayview on Saturday night has been identified as Arman Lester, according to police and the Medical Examiner's Office.

The collision was reported around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Third Street and Cargo Way, about a block south of a popular skate spot at Indiana and Tulare streets, according to police.

The skateboarder, Lester, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Officers said the driver and vehicle that struck Lester were not at the scene following the collision, but police said it is possible that the driver did not know that they hit someone.

Police located the driver and vehicle shortly afterward and are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision.Bay Area NewsBayviewCrimeCrime & CourtsFatal hit-and-runSan Francisco Police Department

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